Joe Fan also spends his money to watch some guys hit prodigious home runs. They take their kids to the game because they think, 'Wow, if this guy ever learns to hit a curve ball he could hit 70 HR's. I want my boy to see that!'
Until they give up 5 runs a game for 3 straight years and have a.447 Winning percentage... then Joe fan stops coming to the games and Corporate Joe stops buying Luxury Boxes.
2001 - Attendance: 1,879,757 (13th out of 16)
2004 - Attendance: 1,855,787 (12th out of 16)
2003 - Attendance: 2,355,259 (8th out of 16)
2004 - Attendance: 2,287,250 (12th out of 16)
2005 - Attendance: 1,943,067 (13th out of 16)
After tiring of the team's losing ways, Castellini did not renew his luxury box at Great American Ball Park after 2003.
"As a Cincinnatian, I found it very aggravating not to see that same passion," he said. "This is a Reds town."